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Optical materials

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A novel type of polymer can alter its thermal conductivity by switching between a crystalline state and a liquid state in response to light.

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By combining graphene with nano-ribbons of gold, researchers have developed an ultrasensitive biosensor for detecting disease-causing proteins.

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The twist angle between layers of 2D semiconductors provides a ‘tuning knob’ to turn them into an exotic quantum material.

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Physicists have discovered that placing 2D semiconductors on top of each other and twisting them causes the emergence of novel hybrid properties.

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By combining supercomputing with experimental methods, researchers have been able to identify promising materials for dye-sensitized solar cells

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Researchers have shown that excitons can be trapped in the moiré pattern created by twisting a pair of 2D semiconductors.

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Two new reports, now available for download.

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Researchers have come up with a way for growing nanowire networks in a highly controlled and fully reproducible manner on silicon semiconductors.

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A boost of vitamin C can help small gold nanorods grow into long gold nanowires for use in sensing, diagnostic and imaging applications.

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By integrating a microfluidic chamber with 3D laser lithography, scientists produced a system for printing tiny structures from different materials.

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Interview with Dr David Simpson from the University of Melbourne about diamond quantum probes.

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Interview with Dr Alex Minovich from Kings College London about reflective metasurfaces.

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